Work Modification to the anchoring system of the floating docks at Cap-aux-Meules fishing harbor

The Small Craft Harbours Branch of Fisheries and Oceans Canada proposes to undertake work modification to the anchoring system of the floating docks at Cap-aux-Meules fishing harbor in the Magdalen Islands, in the Québec province.


The work includes, but is not limited to, the following :

  • The partial demolition of the stone protection and the main breakwater and the recovery of the existing anchor blocks and floating docks.
  • The removal from the floating docks and blocks of the components of the existing anchoring system.
  • The manufacture of galvanized steel components for a new fastening system with strong arms.
  • The installation of new components on floating docks and blocks.
  • The reinstallation of the recovered anchor blocks in the stone protection and the breakwater.
  • The reinstallation of the recovered floating docks and the required adjustments.
  • The construction of cribs used as a gangway base in order to access floating dock lines.
  • The installation of empty conduits for future power supply to the floating dock lines.
  • The disposal of demolition materials.


Latest update

Notice of Determination

April 1st, 2020 –  Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Transport Canada have determined that the proposed project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. Mitigation measures will be implemented for the following: air, water.

Therefore, Fisheries and Oceans Canada may carry out the project and Transport Canada can exercise its powers to enable the project to be carried out.




Small Craft Harbours - Quebec Region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

  • Location

    • Cap-aux-Meules fishing harbor (Quebec)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada- Small Craft Harbours Branch (Quebec Region)
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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